Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

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Basic Mouth Care: Caring for Those with Dentures/False Teeth/No Teeth Basic mouth care described for someone with dentures, false teeth or no teeth.
Basic Mouth Care: Caring for those with natural teeth This information page outlines how to provide good mouth care when someone has their own teeth.
Daily Mouth Care: Special Considerations Information sheet that provides tips for providing mouth care appropriate for a variety of clinical sitautions including:...
Dementia and Oral Health: How to Help Sufferers Care for Their Teeth Carefree Dental is a website that provides specific dental and oral health information for all individuals. This specific...
Dental Recipes Simple recipes for mouth care solutions that you can make when providing care at home.
Mouth Care Helpers for Caregivers Information sheet describing a wide variety of dental products available to facilitate mouth care.
Mouth Care Videos The Centre of Community Oral Health, University of Manitoba - Faculty of Dentistry/School of Dental Hygiene, have produced...
Oral Health: Nursing Assessment and Intervention (Nursing Best Practice Guideline) The target users of this Nursing Best Practice Guideline are nurses working with adult populations in various practice settings.
Symptom Management Guideline: Oral Mucositis This clinical practice guideline discusses contributing factors, assessment and management of oral mucositis in patients...
Symptom Management Guidelines (Related to Nutrition) BC Cancer Agency has produced Symptom Management Guidelines which address common problems related to nutrition including anorexia,...
Accessing cannabis for medical purposes from a licensed producer Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Cannabis in Canada About cannabis, process of legalization, health effects, addiction, medical use, applying for industry licenses, consumer...
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is...
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